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Synonyms for breast

Synonyms for breast

the seat of a person's innermost emotions and feelings

Synonyms for breast

the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen

either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

meat carved from the breast of a fowl

the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest

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meet at breast level

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reach the summit (of a mountain)

confront bodily

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There were very large variations in WHC among the breast muscles even from the same dietary treatment group.
Significant differences in H-FABP mRNA expression were detected between 30 and 120 d in the breast muscles of BBOC (p = 0.001), SBOC (p = 0.007), and WBOC (p < 0.001) as well as in the leg muscles of BBOC (p < 0.001), SBOC (p < 0.001), and WBOC (p < 0.001).
A 0.5 g breast muscle sample was pressed onto an ovendried Whatman 125-mm filter paper (Maidstone, Kent, UK) at 207 bar.
Concentration of C20:5n-3 was affected by treatment and muscle interaction, which was greater in breast muscles than in thigh muscles for low n-6/n-3 group.
Muscle pH: Breast muscle pH was measured in the upper one-third of the pectoral major muscle from the right side with pH meter PB-10 (Sartorius Scientific Instruments Co., Ltd., Beijing, China).
The decrease in the intramuscular fat content and the increase in the protein content of breast muscles in SG chickens, noted in our study, correspond with the findings of Castellini et al.
The color and the pH values of breast muscle (Pectoralis major) of broilers fed diet with the green tea extract Traits Diet 0GTE 0.1GTE 0.2GTE L *, lightness 57.34 (b) 63.08 (a) 58.60 (b) a *, redness 2.02 (b) 2.53 (a) 2.64 (a) b *, yellowness -1.74 (b) 0.13 (a) 0.21 (a) pH 5.67 (a) 5.48 (b) 5.61 (ab) Traits SEM p L *, lightness 0.473 ** a *, redness 0.082 ** b *, yellowness 0.215 ** pH 0.035 * (a,b) Values, which are means of 16 birds per treatment, in the same row not sharing a common superscript differ significantly.
pH measurements: The pH was measured in triplicate by inserting electrodes into the breast muscle using a pH meter (HI 99163, Hanna Instruments Brasil, Barueri, SP, Brazil), reported by Olivo et al [9].
Sixteen kinds of tissues samples were collected from liver, heart, spleen, kidney, lung, cerebellum, cerebrum, proventriculus, gizzard, intestine, large intestine, abdominal fat, subcutaneous fat, pituitary, hypothalamus, and breast muscle, and frozen in liquid nitrogen until being used.
Fast growing birds reared under the conventional system have reddish thigh and breast muscles, but slow growing birds have increased yellowness in meat.
L* (lightness) and b* (yellowness) values of the breast muscles increased in the chicks fed with 200 ml/kg CSO.
At the same time, no significant differences were found in the intensity of lipid oxidation in chicken breast muscles. The increase of MDA content during frozen storage was significant in all samples of meat when compared to the 1-d-chilled fresh muscles (P < 0.01).
Multiple hematomas were observed on the breast muscles as well as superficial leg muscles.
The liver, leg, heart, and breast muscles were immediately dissected from each embryo or chicken after execution and stored in liquid nitrogen until RNA extraction.